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Are standards and regulations a kind of law?
Are standards and regulations, which are mostly adopted at the international level, a sort of law? For instance, aerospace standards provide that a company could be prosecuted if it did not follow particular standards. But is the standard law, or is there always a separate national law that says; you must abide by this standard? Answer: Article 38 (1) of the International Court of Justice enumerates the main sources of the international law as follows: - international conventions, whether general or particular, establishing rules expressly recognized by the contesting states; - international custom, as evidence of a general practice accepted as law; - the general principles of law recognized by civilized nations; Other non-obligatory sources are considered soft law.
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